Oct. 15

Nominations sought for 2010 university awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2010 Iowa State University awards. All awards will be presented at next fall's university convocation on Sept. 20, 2010.

Electronic forms and instructions for submitting faculty awards and P&S awards are online at the provost's web site.

New awards

Two awards will be presented next fall for the first time to either individuals or teams of employees:

  • ISU Award for Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa, which recognizes tenured or tenure-track faculty or P&S staff for outstanding ISU-based achievements in advancing the economic development of the state. Up to two awards per year are available.
  • ISU Award for Achievement in Intellectual Property, which recognizes tenured or tenure-track faculty or P&S staff who have made important IP contributions at the university, preferably leading to patents and licenses. One award per year is available.


Award nominations are due in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost by Feb. 22, 2010. However, colleges, departments or other units involved in the process set earlier deadlines, including these college deadlines:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences: Nov. 19
  • Business: Jan. 25, 2010
  • Design: Feb. 1, 2010
  • Engineering: Feb. 5, 2010
  • Human Sciences: Nov. 17
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Dec. 16
  • Veterinary Medicine: Jan. 30, 2010

Nominations for all university awards must be electronic and adhere to a format.